Prof Christopher Hodges was one of only three UK-based academics invited by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to an expert roundtable on ‘Regulation and Innovation’ on 31 July 2018. The roundtable was held in the context of HM Government identifying the right regulatory frameworks in order to implement its Industrial Strategy for the UK to become “the world’s most innovative economy”. The meeting was chaired by the BEIS Director-General for Market Frameworks, the Director of the Better Regulation Executive, and the Chief Economist for Energy and Market Frameworks.